Richmond business owners invited to collect bike templates

Mayor Cllr Stuart Parsons with business owners - David and Laura Morton of Neeps and Tatties, their children Bella, Charlie and Arthur, and Dennis Graves of Mocha Chocolate Shop.

Business owners in Richmond are being invited to collect a bike template to decorate their premises ahead of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Stage three of the race will start in the town on May 5.

Richmond Town Council has 100 bicycle templates to give away to businesses.

The templates have been primed and are ready to decorate ahead of the big day.

There will be a window judging competition for the best decorated bicycle and also a competition for the best overall window display.

Any business owners in the town who want a template can call into the Town Hall and collect one to take away and decorate.

The office is open five days a week between 9.30am and 12.30pm.